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Can I start taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) right away, or do I have to start taking them when my period ends?

End of menses. You should start your pils the day tht you start your period or the sunday aftr you start. This is so you don`t have or at least minmize the breakthrough bleeding that can ensue if you start in the middle of your cycle. Read more...

Can levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED cause me to miss my period?

Possible. If you take any pill u may not get a period, if u are worried do a home preg test, that is a really old pill, there are much better pills that are lower dose that are safer than that pill, i haven't precribed that one for years. Read more...

Can I start taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED when my finish my period?

Start of pill. You should start the pill on the first sunday after your period starts for instance, if your period starts on monday thru saturday, start the pill the following sunday. If you start your period on sunday, start the pill on that same sunday. Read more...

Can I start taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) before my period finishes?

Yes. Most people start the pill the sunday after your period starts. You can take the pill prior to completing your period. Read more...

Could it be alright too always skip my period while taking levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ed?

Yes. It is ok to skip your period while on birth control by skipping the placebo (sugar pills). Just be aware that you may experience some breakthrough bleeding after a while, or bleeding when you are not supposed to be on your period, which is more common when taking birth control this way. Read more...

I am taking Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED and I still have a week and a half until my period is due to start but I am starting to have some spotting.

Normal. Assuming you haven't skipped any days, spotting is probably "break-through bleeding" which can happen with all pills but a little more frequently with the low-dose pills like Levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel). Break-through bleeding does not decrease the effectiveness of the pill as long as you continue taking it regularly as usual. If happens often and bothersome consider switching to higher dose pill. Read more...